Graduate Certificate in Theology

There are several reasons why the Graduate Certificate Program may be a good fit for you. If you are hesitant to return to higher education due to lack of time or resources, the 9 hour (3 course) program is a quick way to complete a certificate program that can also be transferred to a masters degree here at Luther Rice at a later date. Contact our Office of Admissions to discuss transferability of credits into one of our masters degrees.

Applicants desiring entrance to the graduate certificate program are to follow the entrance requirements of a graduate degree student. Apply by visiting

Program Costs

Each course is 3 credit hours and the costs for the Graduate Certificate in Theology are below:

  • Tuition per credit hour: $362
  • Technology Fee per course: $185
  • Total cost of a course: $1,271

Total Cost of a Graduate Certificate: $3,813

Program Course Selections

Course selections for the Graduate Certificate in Theology are the following:

TH 6301 - Systematic Theology I  
TH 6302 - Systematic Theology II  
TH 6303 - Systematic Theology III  


Prior credit-bearing work completed at Luther Rice and/or other institutions cannot be transferred into the Graduate Certificate Program.

Ready to APPLY? Complete the online application.

As always, a member of the Enrollment Team is here to assist you at or 770.484.1204 x5758.

Certificate programs are NOT eligible for Federal Financial Aid.  Please contact the Office of Student Accounts for information concerning payment options, including monthly payment plans at